Winter wonderlands - winter breaks in Iceland, Norway and Lapland

Winter wonderlands (1876)

Book a trip to a magical winter wonderland for guaranteed snow this winter. From the mesmerising natural spectacle of the Northern Lights to sledge rides pulled by Donner and Blitzen to Santa’s grotto, a holiday to a fairy-tale winter wonderland will be enough to awaken the child in you.


Take an exhilarating ride on a snowmobile across the seemingly endless pure, white plains. Or wrap up warm and let the husky sledge pull you along. And a horse drawn carriage ride under a starry sky will be sure to add a bit of romance to your trip.


Search now to find where to stay for your winter wonderland break.

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Holiday apartment in Reykjavik

Capital Region / Reykjavik

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets
In the historic center where Reykjavík City‘s old heart beats there is a beautiful old house that used to be called Aberdeen. The house is owned by a family of artists who have left their mark on every detail of the house. The style of the house is an int  …see more

from £140 / night

£979 / week

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from £140 / night

(5) Very Good 

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Thingvellir holiday cottage rental

South Region / Thingvellir

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
Two bedrooms, creative cottage in a fairy tail. Good living space and easy access-free parking. Quietness and clean adventurous nature. 10 min. to town. Worlds best drinking water running. Perfectly situated if you want much out of your travel. Elves included! Bringing  …see more

from £111 / night

£695 - £992 / week

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from £111 / night

23

Holiday houseboat in Jyväskylä

Central Finland / Jyväskylä

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Houseboat are easy to navigate. They are the comfort of a first class summer cottage. Wide range of different activities available for children and other family members. You will explore many unique cultural and natural attractions along your route. Pets are allowed.&l  …see more

from £263 / night

£1522 - £2284 / week

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from £263 / night

(17) Excellent 

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Down town holiday apartment rental

Reykjavik / Down town

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
The apartment is located bang in the city centre and has recently been renovated to a high standard and includes most facilities. It has free high speed WiFi and is a short walking distance to some of Iceland´s best shops, restaurants, bars, cafes and museums.  …see more

from £128 / night

£890 / week

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from £128 / night

(3) Very Good 

49

Holiday log cabin in Naustdal Municipality

Sogn og Fjordane / Naustdal Municipality

1 3 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Norway is Stunning!” We had an absolutely divine stay in Isabelle and Leif's cosy cabin. Cosy it was, with a small log burner (logs are 50NOK for a bag), plenty of bedding, a well appointed kitchen, small bathroom and living sleeping area. It was exce  …see more

from £51 / night

£306 - £373 / week

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from £51 / night

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Apartment letting in Reykjavik

Capital Region / Reykjavik

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
In the historic center where Reykjavík City‘s old heart beats there is a beautiful old house that used to be called Aberdeen. The house is owned by a family of artists who have left their mark on every detail of the house. The style of the house is an int  …see more

from £140 / night

£979 / week

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from £140 / night

20

Southwest Nova Scotia / Digby

2 4 7 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden

 …see more

from £60 / night

£416 - £467 / week

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from £60 / night

(2) Excellent 

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B&b rental in Umeå

Vasterbotten County / Umeå

1 6 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Car not necessary
“Pleasant days in Bed & Breakfast Umea” Everything especially the warmth of the host. Truly a spectacular area and lovely room.Comfortable, clean accommodation with a beautiful view of the countryside. Owners were very attentive to our needs but we fel  …see more

from £30 / night

£195 - £937 / week

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from £30 / night

(8) Very Good 

16

Holiday cottage in Denmark

Western Australia / Denmark

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely 3 bedroom cedar cottage. 3 k's S. All cooking facilities, microwave, tv,video, dvd, PIANO, games and Books for your use, pot belly, bath & shower. Electric blankets. Inlet views. Linen included. Outdoor Setting on the verandah.<br />we welcome ever  …see more

from £86 / night

£601 - £1197 / week

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from £86 / night

57

St. Petersburg / Central Saint Petersburg

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Nearest beach 48 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary

 …see more

from £93 / night

£428 - £848 / week

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from £93 / night

(11) Excellent 

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Holiday cottage in Borgarnes

West Region / Borgarnes

3 8 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
“Fantastic cottage in a spectacular location” We stayed at the property for 1 week during August 2014. On arrival, the cottage was exceptionally clean with all instructions to use the facilities clearly laid out for us. The property is designed for mod  …see more

from £215 / night

£1502 - £2395 / week

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from £215 / night

(3) Excellent 

24

Grebbestad holiday cottage rental

Vastra Gotaland County / Grebbestad

2 5 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.15 km
  • Child friendly
Holidays at the West Coast of Sweden near GrebbestadSpend your holidays at that place where the coastal landscape of the Bohuslän region is most beautiful, in Grönemad, Grebbestad.This lovely and modern holiday home is really suited for relaxat  …see more

from £156 / night

£1199 - £2021 / week

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from £156 / night

(1) Excellent 

22

Oslo holiday private room rental

Eastern Norway / Oslo

1 14 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 14
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
Very spacious and cozy top floor loft apartment in the heart of the city with a lovely kitchen balcony and green back yard for perfect breakfasts or just chilling. Only 5 minutes walking from Karl Johans Gate ( main street in Oslo ) and National Theatre train/subway sta  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

(3) Excellent 

20

Home rental in Hollviken with golf nearby

Skane County / Hollviken

4 8 Min stay varies

  • 4 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Child friendly
Lovely house in Swedish summer paradise! Sleeping 5-8 people. Living room and kitchen are open and light. 5 minutes to a very nice beach with our own beach house/cabin. 5 minutes to restaurants and shops, 8 min to golf, 5 min to marina. Newly renovated villa with an op  …see more

from £129 / night

£791 - £2207 / week

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from £129 / night

25

Ronneby holiday cottage rental

Blekinge County / Ronneby

3 6 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 7 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
The perfect place for relaxing and socializing. Swedish cosy cottage with livingroom, kitchen, toilet/shower, storage, 2 bedrooms and guestcabin. In all 3 dubblebeds. Fantastic terrace with great view over lake and awning to roll out. Separate jetty for swimming and sun  …see more

from £134 / night

£400 - £445 / week

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from £134 / night

(2) Excellent 

20

Apartment rental in Malmö

Skane County / Malmö

2 4 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 3 km
  • Child friendly
Spacious140 sqm flat in the heart of Malmö. Recently renovated. Big balcony, three rooms and kitchen, one bathroom, two separate toilets, one large walk-in wardrobe. Building with cultural feeling. Fresh flat easily accommodates 4 people (if more – ask us). F  …see more

from £109 / night

£754 - £1278 / week

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from £109 / night

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Holiday apartment in St. Petersburg

Northwestern District / St. Petersburg

3 7 Min stay varies

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Ask about pets
Apartment with 4 rooms located in the heart of the city 3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, two bathrooms, sauna. Apartment 142 sq.m. Euro, modern furniture, washing machine, dishwasher, dishes. There is everything for a comfortable stay. Great transport Network: Metro st  …see more

from £70 / night

£488 / week

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from £70 / night

(8) Excellent 

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Apartment rental amidst gardens in Akureyri

Northeast Region / Akureyri

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Pearl of the North apartment is an ideal location in a quiet residential area, amidst gardens, having lots of space and overviews the fjord. The apartment is wonderfully designed and has all modern commodities one may wish for and even more. Welcome!  …see more

from £136 / night

£848 - £1628 / week

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from £136 / night

(1) Average 

24

Down town holiday home rental

Reykjavik / Down town

5 13 Min stay varies

  • 5 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 13
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
This beautiful newly renovated house was built in 1880. It´s perfectly located in the heart of Reykjavík, only few minutes away from the main shopping street, restaurants, bars and cafes. Literally IN the centre! It is ideal for large groups.<br />Loc  …see more

from £407 / night

£2848 - £5102 / week

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from £407 / night

10

Guest house rental in Nelson with golf nearby

Kootenay Rockies / Nelson

1 4 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 night min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Best of both worlds, super Close to town & Only 20 steps from the beach our new beach house on pristine Kootenay Lake. Our Modern beach house Is on a gorgeous private property. Yet still very near to downtown, in a quiet forested area, with use of our own private be  …see more

from £74 / night

£461 - £921 / week

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from £74 / night

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Vastra Gotaland County / Mariestad

2 5 1 night min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
  • Ask about pets

 …see more

from £14 / night

£569 - £724 / week

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from £14 / night

12

Holiday apartment in Moscow

Central Russia / Moscow

1 2 1 night min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 night min
  • Air conditioning
Apartment is conveniently located in the center of Moscow near the Garden Ring and Belorusskaya metro and railway stations (trains from this station connecting with Sheremetyevo international airport). A lot of restaurants and cafees are located nearby.Renovation of  …see more

from £48 / night

£280 / week

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from £48 / night

17

Holiday b&b in Smithers

British Columbia / Smithers

3 6 1 night min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 night min
  • Child friendly
. Spectacular views of rugged mountains, and crevice etched glaciers. The house is beautiful and comfortable., friendly animals, (dogs, cat's and horses) and make your day, breakfasts! Hosts, Pashan is a northern Canadian landscape artist and Monty is a Wil  …see more

from £77 / night

£537 / week

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from £77 / night

(3) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Hafnarfjordur

Capital Region / Hafnarfjordur

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Private garden
“Wonderful stay and great location!” Wonderful stay! We had the whole place to our self, very very nice and quiet. Perfect location , walking distance to all local shops, grocery, bank, bus, restaurants. Only a short drive in downtown Reykjavik. T  …see more

from £162 / night

£1128 / week

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from £162 / night

(8) Very Good 

22

Holiday apartment in Central Saint Petersburg

St. Petersburg / Central Saint Petersburg

3 7 7 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 7 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
Comfortable 4 room apartment in the very heart of St. Petersburg.  …see more

from £109 / night

£763 / week

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from £109 / night

(12) Excellent 

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Apartment rental with private jacuzzi in Akureyri

Northeast Region / Akureyri

3 6 2 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 nights min
  • Ski
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Pearl of the North apartment with private jacuzzi in the garden so gazing at the midnight-sun and the dancing polarlights come true. Wonderful gardens and lush trees all around, view of the fjord and a wonderfully designed modern apartment with all commodities. Welcome!  …see more

from £192 / night

£1183 - £2136 / week

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from £192 / night

17

Holiday bungalow rental

Salt Spring Island / Fulford Harbour

2 4 3 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Air conditioning
marywhey beachfront is right on Weston lake (the google map doesn't show the exact location). Weston Lake is a stocked (trout), fly fishing only, clothing optional, fresh water, super clean fresh water lake. There’s a pedal boat and a row boat to use, a lot  …see more

from £148 / night

£982 - £1227 / week

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from £148 / night

(1) Excellent 

15

Holiday apartment in Visby

Gotland / Visby

3 5 3 nights min

  • 3 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 2 km
  • Child friendly
Radhuset ligger i ett lugnt område centralt beläget cirka 1 km söder om Visby Ringmur. 5 rum och kök, 118 kvm i 2 våningar. 3 sovrum med 2 dubbelsängar och en singelbädd. 1 badrum på vardera våningsplan. Uteplats med vi  …see more

from £134 / night

£844 - £1199 / week

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from £134 / night

(1) Very Good 

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Holiday home in Ottawa

Ontario / Ottawa

6 16 Min stay varies

  • 6 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 16
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 10 km
  • Child friendly
  • Air conditioning
Great houses side-by-side for larger groups. 4 parking spots plus free parking on street. Fully renovated. Huge private backyard terrace with 9 foot high privacy fence ACCOMMODATES UP TO 16 PEOPLE IN YOUR GROUP Ideal if you are traveling in a group, and want inexpensi  …see more

from £92 / night

£640 / week

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from £92 / night

(5) Excellent 

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Bergen holiday apartment rental

Hordaland / Bergen

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Child friendly
A modernized studio-flat (26 sq meters) downstairs on the corner. The flat has an own entrance, fully equipped kitchen and separate bathroom, cable-TV and wifi is included. This is suitable for 3 people, it has one double-bed (160cm) It also has a small sofa-bed (120cm)  …see more

from £90 / night

£480 - £1210 / week

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from £90 / night

(3) Average 

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Holiday condo in Ottawa

Ontario / Ottawa

1 4 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Ottawa condo, downtown, 1 bedroom, Byward market, Parliament Hill, Rideau Canal, NAC, National Arts Centre, Shaw Centre, Rideau Centre  …see more

from £42 / night

£293 / week

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from £42 / night

35

Apartment letting in St. Petersburg

Northwestern District / St. Petersburg

2 8 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Furniture and other facilities: Bedroom (large, with access to the balcony): double bed, sofa bed, 2 bedside tables, 2 chairs, wardrobe. Bedroom (small): double bed, desk, chair. Living room: sofa, 2 chairs, sideboard. Kitchen: functional kitchen furniture, chairs, tabl  …see more

from £120 / night

£720 / week

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from £120 / night

69

Holiday home in Kazan

Republic of Tatarstan / Kazan

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Ask about pets
private guest house in Kazan with parking lot and beautiful garden  …see more

from £40 / night

£280 / week

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from £40 / night

(2) Excellent 

16

Holiday home in Down town

Reykjavik / Down town

1 4 3 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Beautiful modern apartment in the Reykjavik city centre with shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and museums right at your doorstep. The famous landmark Hallgrims church can bee seen from the balcony  …see more

from £212 / night

£1484 / week

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from £212 / night

22

Holiday apartment letting

St. Petersburg / Central Saint Petersburg

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
Address:. Vladimirskyi pr, 11 Apartment (F2 / 50m²), lounge with kitchen, a bedroom with a large double bed. In 2nd floor; it can accommodate up to 5 people. Equipment: washing machine, refrigerator, microwave Ondre, dishwasher, TV, music channel, DVD, wi-fi, phone  …see more

from £85 / night

£594 / week

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from £85 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Apartment rental in Ulan-Ude

Republic of Buryatia / Ulan-Ude

1 3 Min stay varies

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 3
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 150 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Relax and independence during Transsib. Cozy apartment at a reasonable price right in the heart of the city.Fully equipped studio in the city center just 3-minutes' walk from Lenin,s Head. Super convenient location, comfortable accomodation.<br />Super conve  …see more

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(4) Very Good 

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Holiday condo in Ottawa

Ontario / Ottawa

2 6 Min stay varies

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 6
  • Min stay varies
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Spectacular Private 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath apartment condo with its own private terrace in Downtown Ottawa in a restored and renovated heritage 1871 mansion.  …see more

from £62 / night

£434 / week

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from £62 / night

(4) Very Good 

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Holiday b&b in St. Petersburg

Northwestern District / St. Petersburg

1 2 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 nights min
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
Very central, safe. In the heart of Saint Petersburg downtown and nightlife.<br />Safe area  …see more

from £30 / night

£208 / week

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from £30 / night

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Tampere holiday apartment rental

Pirkanmaa / Tampere

2 5 2 nights min

  • 2 bedrooms
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 nights min
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Child friendly
Tampere Apartment Socos offers accommodation in Tampere, 400 metres from Plevna Movie Theater Complex. The property features views of the city and is 700 metres from Nasinneula Observation tower. Free WiFi is offered . There is a private bathroom with a shower. Sä  …see more

from £77 / night

£458 / week

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from £77 / night

(1) Excellent 

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Holiday home in Vancouver

British Columbia / Vancouver

1 4 2 nights min

  • 1 bedroom
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 nights min
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
This is a brand new renovated garden suite, with a lot of natural light. It is situated on a gorgeous and quiet tree lined street of the East village,/Hastings sunrise, close to The Drive and 15 minutes from downtown, 20 mn from Mount Seymour or Cypress mountains<br  …see more

from £43 / night

£301 / week

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from £43 / night